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BERLIN - Tuesday, October 30th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- castLabs, a leading mobile video technologies and services company, today announces that the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) has selected the castLabs UltraViolet™ Download Service Provider (DSP) for use in the UltraViolet Compliance Verification Programme (CVP). As implementations of UltraViolet-licensed devices and media players ("UltraViolet Players”) become ready, DECE will use castLabs’ reference DSP to verify UltraViolet Players’ specification compliance.

"Being an UltraViolet pioneer from the very beginning, we are proud to now deliver our solution to the DECE as a reference system”, said Michael Stattmann, Managing Director of castLabs. "Therefore, customers of our UltraViolet Product Suite will reach the highest possible degree of UltraViolet Player compliance and market reach. As a DECE supplier, we will provide all approved UltraViolet DRMs 60 days after they become deployment-re ... Read more »
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ING Investment Management Middle East Engages with eHDF to Provide Critical Data Security for Investors

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 30th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Complementing its status as the only Middle East function for managing the ING (L) Invest MENA Fund, as well as segregated mandates for regional and international clients, ING Investment Management Middle East has appointed eHosting DataFort (eHDF) as the managed IT services provider for its operations.

Through hosting a disaster recovery (DR) site, eHosting DataFort will seamlessly manage operations and business continuity for ING Investment Management Middle East.  

Following a process of due diligence and management review, eHosting DataFort was selected for its reputation as a reliable and credible service provider with a varied client portfolio. Furthermore, appointing a provider with a local presence in Dubaiwas an important pre-requisite for the investment management firm.< ... Read more »
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LAKE MARY, Fla. - Monday, October 29th 2012

Harland Financial Solutions announced today its alliance with South Africa-based IZAZI Analytics. IZAZI’s expertise in process and business analysis and in-depth knowledge of the financial industry, combined with Harland Financial Solutions’ CreditQuest® software solution, will provide organizations with a complete credit risk management solution that successfully aligns with their business processes.

CreditQuest is a suite of integrated solutions that are built around the unique needs of credit management. It brings financial analysis, portfolio management, executive reporting, rating model administration and workflow management together into one system that can be deployed as a full suite or individually, depending on the specific needs of the organization. Harland Financial Solutions offers CreditQuest worldwide and has clients in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

"The ... Read more »
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High Point, North Carolina - Tuesday, October 30th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)– A novel, orally administered drug candidate, TTP488, has demonstrated clinical evidence of slowing of cognitive decline over 18 months of therapy in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. TTP488 is a small-molecule drug that is the first to show clinical benefit from research on the receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (RAGE), a new biochemical target in Alzheimer’s disease treatment.  TransTech Pharma, Inc. of High Point, North Carolina discovered, developed and owns all rights to this drug candidate.

These new clinical results arise out of a trial sponsored by Pfizer, Inc., and conducted by the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study, a national research consortium funded by the National Institute on Aging, a part of the National Institutes of Health.  The trial involved 399 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease at over 40 of the country’s leadin ... Read more »
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Collaboration to utilize respective strengths of each organization


BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire HOUSTON - Tuesday, October 30th 2012

KBR (NYSE:KBR) and Southern Company subsidiary, Southern Generation Technologies, today announced a cooperation agreement through which both organizations will collaborate in an effort to expand the global adoption of Transport Integrated Gasification – or TRIG™ – technology.

Under the terms of this agreement, KBR will lead the sale and delivery of all TRIG™ licenses worldwide, including those for power applications. KBR will provide sales, delivery and project management capabilities, and KBR’s Technology Business Unit will be supported in the power market by its Power Business Unit for the delivery of services. Southern Company’s subsidiary will provide operating and engineering expertise, along with ongoing research and development and technical support.

"This new collaboration between KBR and Southern Company will util ... Read more »
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WOLFSCHLUGEN & BAYREUTH, Germany - Monday, October 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Interim connection to BorWin2 Windreich abandons a motion against TenneT (BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- The Windreich Group, which comprises of British Wind Energy GmbH and TenneT TSO GmbH, has signed an agreement for the production of a temporary grid connection of the offshore wind farm, "Deutsche Bucht ". Subsequently, the wind farm Deutsche Bucht will be connected to the already commissioned grid connection, BorWin2 by TenneT to serve as a temporary solution in order to generate power until the originally intended wind farm grid connection, BorWin4, is completed. While BorWin4 is still in the tendering phase, BorWin2 is already under construction with a total capacity of 800 MW. The primary legitimate offshore wind farms are Veja Mate and also the 400 MW wind farm Global Tech I initiated by Windreich AG. After the grid connection BorWin4 is completed, the wind farm Deutsche B ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, October 30th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (0763.Hong Kong /000063.Shenzhen), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today announced that it climbed one position to become the 4th biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world during the third quarter of 2012, according to IDC, a leading provider of global ICT market research and advisory services.

The IDC report, Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, details that ZTE shipped 7.5 million smartphones in the third quarter of 2012, closely following RIM with only 0.1 percentage points between them. Number 5 in Q2, ZTE overcame HTC in the last quarter to rank in the global top four smartphone providers for the first time.

The IDC data showed that ZTE’s increased market share is due to continued international diversification efforts in Q3. Traditionally dependent on sales in China, ZTE has now achieved s ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Cardiovascular disease is a global issue, with its risk factors increasing in daily life. The Third Emirates Cardiology Society Congress (ECSC) is an ideal occasion to learn and share knowledge while continuing medical education. The event has a holistic approach in covering the scientific programs, workshops, satellite symposiums, exhibition and accreditation with CME credits.

After a very successful 2nd Annual Emirates Cardiac Society Congress which was held in October 2011, and following the World Congress of Cardiology 2012, the Emirates Cardiac Society will be hosting the Third Annual Emirates Cardiac Society Congress in Dubai from 1st to the 3rd of November, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

14 CME Hours have been accredited by UAE University / Faculty of Medical Health Sciences for the scientific sessions and 1.5 CME hours for each workshop.

The scientific congres ... Read more »
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IRVINE, Calif. - Monday, October 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Appointment of Prominent Commercial Nuclear Executive Completes Kurion’s Board Expansion

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear, mixed and hazardous waste management, announced today the appointment of Dr. Aris S. Candris to its board of directors. Dr. Candris is the fourth outside director to join the company’s board in the last two months.

"I’m delighted to welcome Dr. Candris to Kurion’s board of directors,” said John Raymont, Kurion founder and CEO. "His decades of experience in the global commercial nuclear industry will give Kurion important insight into the distinct needs of this growing sector as we seek to expand our commercial nuclear waste management business.”

Dr. Candris is a notable executive and worldwide leader in the commercial nuclear industry. He spent more than 35 years at Westinghouse Electric Co., most recently as president and CEO, until his retirement in March 2 ... Read more »
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HANOI, Vietnam - Saturday, October 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

New Infrastructure, Jobs, Partnerships, Brand Building, Sustainability Programs Underline Vietnam Commitment

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca Cola Company today announced a new system investment of US$300 million over the next three years in Vietnam to further capture growth opportunities in one of the world’s major emerging consumer markets. The stepped-up investment, commencing in 2013, will bring to US$500 million the total investment that The Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partners have committed to Vietnam from 2010 through 2015.

"Vietnam is an important growth market in Asia Pacific as we work to achieve our 2020 Vision goal of doubling system revenues this decade,” said Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company, during a visit to Hanoi. "Vietnam’s economy has maintained healthy growth in recent years and this new financial commitment is more than an investment in Coca-Cola’s expansion in Vie ... Read more »
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